This is an analysis of the poem If Annoyed Beyond Reason that begins with:

Imposing one's opinions and beliefs,
To enforce upon others without a giving of relief......

Elements of the verse: questions and answers

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  • Rhyme scheme: aXbbXXXb bX cacabbdb XXd
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 8,2,8,3,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: limerick
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 0101010101 001011001010001 111101 11011010101 10010011100100 1011010 011101010 01011101001 11 11 11010001 101001000011110010 001111 1101111001110 1010111001 1100010010011 1001011010110101010 101011010000101001 11010101011 100001111000011
  • Amount of stanzas: 5
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 166
  • Average number of words per stanza: 28
  • Amount of lines: 20
  • Average number of symbols per line: 41 (medium-length strings)
  • Average number of words per line: 7
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; to is repeated.

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  • summary of If Annoyed Beyond Reason;
  • central theme;
  • idea of the verse;
  • history of its creation;
  • critical appreciation.

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